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November 26, 2002

Ms. Jean A. Webb
Secretariat
Commodity Futures Trading Commission
Three Lafayette Centre
1155 21st Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20581

Re: National Futures Association: Proposed Amendments to NFA Bylaw 1301(b)*

Dear Ms. Webb:

Pursuant to Section 17(j) of the Commodity Exchange Act, as amended, National Futures Association ("NFA") hereby submits to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission ("CFTC" or "Commission") proposed amendments to NFA Bylaw 1301(b). The amendments were unanimously approved by NFA's Board of Directors ("Board") on November 21, 2002.

NFA is invoking the "ten-day" provision of Section 17(j) of the Commodity Exchange Act and shall make the amendments to Bylaw 1301(b) effective on January 1, 2003, unless within ten days after receipt of this submission by the Commission the Commission notifies NFA that the Commission has determined to review the amendments for approval.

Proposed Amendments to NFA Bylaw 1301

Explanation of Proposed Amendments

As mentioned earlier, NFA is invoking the "ten-day" provision of Section 17(j) of the Commodity Exchange Act and shall make the amend-ments to Bylaw 1301(b) effective on January 1, 2003, unless within ten days after receipt of this submission by the Commission the Commission notifies NFA that the Commission has determined to review the amendments for approval.

Sincerely,

Thomas W. Sexton
Vice President and General Counsel

cc: Chairman James E. Newsome
Commissioner Barbara Pedersen Holum
Commissioner Sharon Brown-Hruska
Commissioner Walt Lukken
John C. Lawton, Esq.
Gregory Mocek, Esq.
Patrick J. McCarty, Esq.
David Van Wagner, Esq.
Riva Spear Adriance, Esq.


* The proposed amendments to NFA Bylaw 1301(b) became effective on January 1, 2003.

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